Nicky Verd


Nicky Verd lives to blow stuff up. She is a Kickass Author and world leading Future of Work Coach helping organizations and individuals to navigate disruption and thrive in an AI-Powered Economy.

She is an International Keynote Speaker and Author of the hit book, Disrupt Yourself Or Be Disrupted. Nicky Verd is a leading thinker on driving innovation and digital transformation through culture.

Nicky Verd is South Africa’s most sought-after technology Speaker, a thought leader on digital transformation and a leading voice for those who yearn to disrupt the status quo.

She is also a Conference Moderator and Corporate MC on all things Tech, Digital Disruption, the Future of Work, AI, future skills, startups, entrepreneurship, etc.

After being laid off from a job she held to for dear life, Nicky Verd hit rock bottom, literally but rose back up – reinvented herself and is now empowering others to disrupt themselves before someone else does it for them.

From living on food parcels after getting laid off to being recognised by Thinkers360 as one of the Top 50 Global Thought Leaders on Digital Disruption and the Future of Work. 

Nicky Lives in Johannesburg, South Africa and is passionate about igniting human potential in the age of Artificial Intelligence(AI). Her book bridges the gap between everyday people and technology – giving lay people a glimpse into how emerging technologies are impacting the workplace and life in general.  

Nicky’s message is about empowering people not to fight technology but to embrace it and become part of the revolution. The age of AI is officially upon us, creating a demand for new skills and competencies.

“Disrupt Yourself Or Be Disrupted” is a tool to equip and empower people for the technological shift and disruption.

It goes without saying, “You cannot fight a battle you don’t understand.” 

Her book is Available at Exclusive Bookstores  Nationwide and on Amazon

Nicky Verd is on a mission to help organizations, C-suits Executives and governments in Africa embrace a human-centric digital transformation and unleash the full potential of their teams in an AI-powered economy.

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